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PATRON – Biography: William Lowndes Yancey (August 10, 1814 – July 28, 1863)

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PATRON + First Confederate Provisional Congress was held in Montgomery in 1861 [see photographs, transcripts & names of participants]

On January 11, 1861, the Alabama Secession Convention passed an Ordinance of Secession, declaring Alabama a "Sovereign and Independent State." By a vote of…

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PATRON – Winston County, Alabama – Newspaper accounts from 1890 reveal much about politics in Alabama before & after the War Between the States

Winston County, Alabama's opposition to the Confederacy is briefly mentioned in the novels To Kill a Mockingbird   and Paper Moon: A Novel (formerly Addie Pray) Tap…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (D – L counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1867

(Continued from A- C counties) ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (All counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1873

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (All counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1872

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

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PATRON – The Act and Names of Civil War soldiers by County (All counties) of residence furnished artificial limbs in 1868

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS The first relief Act by the State of Alabama in aid of former Confederate soldiers who were maimed during the War Between…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST Mysterious, haunted mansion [pics and films] in Tuscaloosa has many historical connections

The beautiful Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is filled with mysteries such as a door that leads nowhere, deep underground tunnels, 2-foot…